Nurses attend ‘Safety Begins With Us’ seminar

ALLENWOOD – The Surgery Center of Central PA, a division of The Eye Center of Central PA, sent 11 registered nurses to attend the American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses seminar series in Danville, “Safety Begins With Us.”

The purpose of the course was to enable nurses to implement safety techniques in order to improve patient safety outcomes in the perianesthesia setting.

Specific discussions also involved elements necessary for developing a culture of safety in perianesthesia nursing, review of JCAHO National Safety Goal and patients’ rights.

The day-long seminar achieved the nursing staff 7.25 continuing education contact hours.

American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation.